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Shimano Releases Zodias Rods

Shimano Releases Zodias Rods

New Bassmaster Classic Release. A series of mid range rods that leverages the Jackall Shimano design partnership and taking design cues from their higher end Expride and Poison Adrena lines to the masses.  The line up will include a total of 12 rods comprised of six casting models 6’10” and […]

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Megabass Pushes the Rod Design Envelope Yet Again

Megabass Pushes the Rod Design Envelope Yet Again

Two of my dream fishing rods which I one day hope to acquire reside in the highly coveted  Megabass ARMS Complete and ARMS Challenge series.  These rods are easily a bass fishing enthusiasts object of desire.  These functional ergonomic works of art embody the Megabass design philosophy.  Essentially these special […]

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New E6X Rod Series By GLoomis

New E6X Rod Series By GLoomis

Sweet value based lineup coming from GLoomis dubbed the E6X. Coinciding with this year’s Bassmaster’s Classic these U.S. made rods (30 models in total) have a target price point of $179.99-$199.99 depending on the model.  It’s good to see GLoomis focus on bringing performance back to the budget minded angler […]

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Product News, Rods

Enigma Fishing Enters the Mix

Enigma Fishing Enters the Mix

In a rather perplexing move Bassmaster elite series pro Aaron Martens has left his long valued relationship with bass fishing enthusiast giant Megabass behind to push a new brand dubbed “Enigma Fishing”.   Focusing on a more affordable price point Aaron s signature series rods, the “Aaron’s Edge” Series, features 12 […]

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Product Reviews, Rods

The Fenwick Methods Travel Series

The Fenwick Methods Travel Series

Lets face it, as anglers we are always coveting random bodies of water to fish.  The unexplored waters where big and uneducated quarry are readily available to be caught by a skillful angler. Here in South Florida we reside in a land of endless “fishy” looking water.  From as far […]

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ICAST 2014, Product News, Rods

North Fork’s Edge First Strike Series Fishing Rods

North Fork’s Edge First Strike Series Fishing Rods

A few summers ago a major rod manufacturer came to the table claiming the have the “best bass rod ever built”.  At the same time, another rod company with a somewhat unique owner and contentious customer satisfaction history came to the table claiming pretty much the same thing.  As a […]

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ICAST 2013, Product News, Rods

13 Fishing Introduces Omen Green and Envy Green Fishing Rods

13 Fishing Introduces Omen Green and Envy Green Fishing Rods

Riding on the heels of a successful launch of their Omen and Envy Black rods at ICAST 2012. 13 Fishing continues implementing their paradigm shift of bringing anglers well thought out fishing tools that enable thorough personal enjoyment at a price that doesn’t break the bank. Much like their freshwater […]

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Megabass Orochi XX Rods Hit The US Mainstream Market

Megabass Orochi XX Rods Hit The US Mainstream Market

Megabass has big dreams to permeate into the American mainstream marketplace.  The main goal is to have their rods sit on deck with domestic mainstays such as Loomis and St Croix. Ultimately deviating from their high end boutique heritage the Orochi XX rods are designed with input from American bass […]

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Product Reviews, Rods

The Envy Black rod series from 13 Fishing

The Envy Black rod series from 13 Fishing

Newcomers to the arena, 13 Fishing plans to permeate into the domestic bass tackle market place with two new rod lineups.  These two series of rods are dubbed the “Omen Black” and “Envy Black” with actions designed with input from FLW Tour Pro staffer Stetson Blaylock. The Omen Black series goes straight for the jugular […]

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